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Re: New Menu category Applictions/Multimedia

Le lundi 15 février 2010 à 08:54 +0100, Andreas Tille a écrit :
> >   Personally, I prefer the Debian menu because I can find here all
> > software on my machine. I use the menu the find a application.
> > Applications I often use have a icon, so the Gnome selection is useless
> > for me. I understand that others can use the menu differently.
> IMHO the best solution to this (unavoidable) problem is to enable a
> configuration feature controled by some kind of priority tag in the
> desktop files.  This should say something like "display me on Gnome",
> "display me on KDE", 

You mean like the NoDisplay, OnlyShowIn and NotShowIn fields?

The problem is not to implement this; it already exists. The problem is
that maintainers don’t fill these fields properly. I mean, even KDE
developers don’t.

> ... and the user should be presented with a
> configuration option what menu entry priority he wants to see.

You mean a menu editor?

>   IMHO the
> default configuration on Debian should be set to all to comply with the
> original menu behaviour.

Certainly not. The original menu behavior completely sucks.

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